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A circuit of Gowbarrow Fell, Ullswater
Introduction to Walk 2039

Photo from the walk - A circuit of Gowbarrow Fell, Ullswater

Nat Park - Lake District - Lake District Eastern Fells

County/Area - Cumbria

Author - John Paterson

Length - 3.5 miles / 5.7 km

Ascent - 1100 feet / 333 metres

Grade - moderate

Gowbarrow Fell is one of the less obvious Lake Ditrict Fells lying above the north western shores of Ullswater. Despite its lack of stature it is a popular place to walk with Aira Force a spectacular waterfall after heavy rain. Once on higher ground you are able to enjoy wonderful views of Ullswater and the fells beyond including 'chunky' Place Fell that dominates the southern end of Ullswater. Wainwrights included in this walk are - Gowbarrow Fell. A GPS File is available for download (see walk description).


 

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